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Made in Asia : fast, cheap, and fair? : the global textile market

Author: Nicola Graef; Lona-media (Firm); Norddeutscher Rundfunk.; Association relative à la télévision européenne.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Most industries exploit the advantages of globalization--specifically low labor costs. Recently, however, major textile manufacturers have come under increasing pressure from fair trade activists and NGOs. This program studies the complex mix of economic forces, corporate policies, and social conditions that go into the production of everyday consumer goods, especially apparel items ... examines the circumstances  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Graef; Lona-media (Firm); Norddeutscher Rundfunk.; Association relative à la télévision européenne.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
ISBN: 9781604674842 1604674849
OCLC Number: 285416046
Language Note: Narration in English, some dialogue in various languages with English voice overs; closed-captioned.
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players.
Originally produced for television in 2007.
Credits: Camera, Kay Andersson ; edited by Kay Ehrich.
Description: 1 videodisc (45 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Other Titles: Fast, cheap, and fair
Global textile market
Responsibility: a film by Nicola Graef ; written & directed by Nicola Graef ; a production of Lona-Media, Hamburg for NDR in collaboration with ARTE.

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"Most industries exploit the advantages of globalization--specifically low labor costs. Recently, however, major textile manufacturers have come under increasing pressure from fair trade activists and NGOs. This program studies the complex mix of economic forces, corporate policies, and social conditions that go into the production of everyday consumer goods, especially apparel items ... examines the circumstances under which sports shoes and t-shirts are produced in countries like Indonesia, India, and Turkey"--Container.

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